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45 degree boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Bart Simpson Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Cave Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Classic Overhang 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Clumsy Waiter, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Cluster, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Deron's Slab 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Devil Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
French Maid Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Gateway Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Hull Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Moby Dick Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Obscure Area, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Robert's Roof 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Short Crack Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Short Wall Boulder, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Terraces, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Trailside Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Washing Machine Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7

Description

Shady but still very hot in the summer. Great winter spot.

Getting There

Instead of following the trail up to the cliff just head into the boulders on the left side of the trail.

91 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Side Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 70
Crescent Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 50
Captain Aslab
Boulder
V2 5+
 46
Short Crack
Boulder
V3 6A
 45
Unknown V3
Boulder
V3 6A
 38
Basketball Mantle
Boulder
V3 6A
 32
Classic Overhang
Boulder
V4 6B
 65
Dime Crack
Boulder
V4 6B
 33
Moby Dick
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 42
The Helicopter sds
Boulder
V5 6C
 28
Kung Fu Grip
Boulder
V5 6C
 26
Sleeping in the Devil's Bed
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 37
Rotator Cuff (SDS V6 Stand V5)
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 26
The Green Knob (SDS V7 Stand V5)
Boulder
V7 7A+
 19
French Maid
Boulder
V8 7B
 15
Patio Roof
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crescent Crack Devil Boulder
 70
V2 5+ Boulder
Captain Aslab Moby Dick Boulder
 50
V2 5+ Boulder
Short Crack Short Crack Boulder
 46
V2 5+ Boulder
Unknown V3 Trailside Area > Trailside Boulder
 45
V3 6A Boulder
Basketball Mantle Hull Area > Shady Grove
 38
V3 6A Boulder
Classic Overhang Classic Overhang
 32
V3 6A Boulder
Dime Crack Trailside Area > Trailside Boulder
 65
V4 6B Boulder
Moby Dick Moby Dick Boulder
 33
V4 6B Boulder
The Helicopter sds Washing Machine Boulder
 42
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Kung Fu Grip Cave Boulder
 28
V5 6C Boulder
Sleeping in the Devil's Bed Devil Boulder
 26
V5 6C Boulder
Rotator Cuff (SDS V6 Stand V5) Cave Boulder
 37
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
The Green Knob (SDS V7 Stan… Cave Boulder
 26
V7- 7A+ Boulder
French Maid French Maid Area
 19
V7 7A+ Boulder
Patio Roof Terraces
 15
V8 7B Boulder
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Dan Petty
Wheat Ridge, CO
Dan Petty   Wheat Ridge, CO
An excellent map of some of the boulders in this area that are on Carolina Climber's Coalition property can be viewed here:
CCC Boulders. Nov 11, 2010

 
that CCC map is awesome thanks! Nov 2, 2011
Set up carpooling/ shuttle driving here to help out all climbers accessing the Bald:
carolinaclimbers.org/shuttle Feb 25, 2013
Russ Keane
Asheville, NC
Russ Keane   Asheville, NC
This is a ridiculously good bouldering area. Apr 10, 2016

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